Use this application if you teach at a college/university and hold a five-year renewable certificate that is expiring Aug. 31 of the current year. Don’t apply for renewal before Jan. 1 of the year your certificate expires as it will be returned to you. If you don’t renew your certificate before it expires, you’ll have to complete an application for reinstatement.
There’s no additional fee to apply for additional endorsements and/or certificates when you renew your certificate. However, appropriate documentation must be included to verify the additional endorsement requirements have been met.
To renew your certificate, follow the instructions in the application packet. All required documents, including transcripts, must be included for an application to be considered complete.
To renew the Postsecondary Occupational Specialist Certificate you must earn the equivalent of six (6) credit hours, within the validity period of the certificate, by documenting transcripted credits, conference/workshop hours, or back-to-industry hours as follows.
1. Six transcripted credits, or
2. Ninety hours of attendance at approved conferences, institutes, or workshops, or
3. Two-hundred-forty endorsement-area related back-to-industry hours, or
4. Any combination of the above, where one transcripted credit = 15 hours of in-service = 40 hours of back-to-industry work.
Postsecondary occupational specialist renewal application packet
CTE professional development activity form